Top Stories

Top Stories

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Twenty-six years. 53,000 teachers. 46,000 alumni. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them.

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Students & Communities
March 29, 2017
Jason Wiser (Baltimore ’95) and his daughter's educational card game has caught the attention of one of the biggest toy companies. Read how Teach For America set him on his career path.
Inside TFA
February 28, 2017
Teach For America is proud of the impact our DACA leaders have made on our corps, communities, and country. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about the program.
Inside TFA
February 28, 2017
Unless we unite around a pathway to citizenship, our teachers and students could face deportation.
Students & Communities
February 24, 2017
Terrance Sims Jr. (Milwaukee '15), whose fourth graders' Black History Month project has been trending nationwide, shares why representation is key.
Inside TFA
February 22, 2017
What should you include in the resume you submit for your Teach For America application? Follow these four pieces of advice.
Education & Issues
February 22, 2017
A critical support for Teach For America corps members and national service is at risk—and your help is needed.
Students & Communities
February 15, 2017
Before she worked in the admissions office for one of the nation's top universities, Michelle Strausman (Greater Philadelphia '11) gained a holistic perspective of the challenges all students face in the classroom.
Inside TFA
February 9, 2017
Teach For America's fifth annual School Leaders of Color Conference is just a few hours away. Here's a preview on what to expect in Houston.
Inside TFA
February 6, 2017
Before your interview with Teach For America, read our tips on completing the Recommenders & Reference List.
Students & Communities
February 2, 2017
The daughter of undocumented immigrants, Areli Carreon (Bay Area '15) is a first-generation college graduate whose eclectic talents have taken her to the pro football sidelines and the classroom as an educator.
Inside TFA
February 1, 2017
Whether you prefer the hustle and bustle of an urban center or the laid-back lifestyle of a rural setting, one of Teach For America's 53 regions will meet your needs.
Inside TFA
February 1, 2017
As we honor Black History Month, Crystal Rountree (Metro Atlanta ‘03) considers how African American leaders can address the challenges black students face in our schools.
Students & Communities
January 25, 2017
Gabriel Fotsing (Mississippi '10), whose nonprofit has connected students from low-income neighborhoods with an astounding $15,000,000 in college scholarships, knows the obstacles they face all too well.
Inside TFA
January 18, 2017
Are you ready for your upcoming interview with Teach For America? Read on for some final tips before the big day!
Education & Issues
January 18, 2017
Hardy Farrow (Memphis ’13), recently named to Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 list, shares why our mistakes are more valuable than we think.
Inside TFA
January 4, 2017
An impressive 10 Teach For America alumni made it on Forbes Magazine's latest 30 Under 30 list. Read more about these leaders and their commitment to transforming the future of education in and out of the classroom.
Education & Issues
December 22, 2016
When Madina Olomi (D.C. Region '14) was placed in a school with the most refugee students in the county, she was able to relate to them on a level many teachers could not.
Inside TFA
December 19, 2016
Deontre Clayton (Miami-Dade '14) joined Teach For America after serving his North Carolina community through AmeriCorps.

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